Welcome to the Seen & Sewn Together blog tour. Arielle from Seen & Sewn Patterns is creating patterns with a focus on encouraging people to join the #handmaderevolution by sewing their own handmade wardrobe. A nice group of sewing bloggers have joined together to share with you how we’ve taken the Seen & Sewn Patterns … Continue reading The Aspen Tank – Another Light Summer Blouse
I'm so excited to be participating in the Breaking Ground Blog Tour 2019 hosted by mahlicadesigns. This year over 25 bloggers from around the world are joining together to break new ground by trying a pattern designer that is new to them, try new techniques, new styles, or whatever way they want to push themselves. … Continue reading Breaking (Under)Ground!
Things have been pretty busy around here lately. We're getting ready to move into a bigger house that will have a dedicated homeschooling room AND my own sewing/craft room. I'm sooooo excited! We spent weeks meeting with mortgage lenders, viewing houses with our agent, getting homeowners insurance set up, etc. We've also been getting our … Continue reading Selfless Sewing: Post-Surgical Mastectomy Camisole
I haven't been blogging, or even really sewing, much lately. I've been in a bit of a rut with the winter doldrums. The first signs of spring are finally here and Sweet Pea is back to being able to spend afternoons playing in the backyard with our dog, whose name recently had 'Lady' added in … Continue reading I Made It Mine!
One day my little Sweet Pea will cringe at the idea of wearing the same shirt as her Mommy but fortunately we aren't there yet. For now I get to use up some scraps and create adorable outfits. Several weeks ago I made a Sinclair Patterns Sofia Sweater that Sweet Pea loved because the fabric … Continue reading Mommy and Me Shawl Collar Sweaters for the Holidays
FInding perfect fitting RTW pants at the store can be next to impossible. Sewing your own pants seems even more intimidating. All of our bodies are so different and there are so many potential alterations to make. Where the heck do you start???? 1) Read about fitting. 2) Make a muslin (or two or three). … Continue reading How Do You Get Pants to Fit Right????
I love fall!!! Pumpkins. Colorful leaves. Football. Sweaters. Unfortunately I live in the south and cooler weather is still a long ways off, but a girl can dream... Maybe I'm crazy but I've started on my fall sewing even though it's still in the upper 80s (30+C in other parts of the world) here. My … Continue reading Getting Ready For Fall